H.R. 5684 (111th): Maritime Infrastructure Security and Counterterrorism Act

To direct the Secretary of Homeland Security to commission an independent review of the threat of a terrorist attack posed to offshore energy infrastructure in the Gulf of Mexico, the vulnerabilities of such infrastructure to such attacks, and the consequences of such attacks, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Overview

Introduced:

Jul 1, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
Referred to Committee (Enacted Via Other Measures)

This bill was introduced on July 1, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. But provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

Provisions of this bill also appear in:

H.R. 3619: Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2010
Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 15, 2010. (compare text)
Sponsor:

Anh “Joseph” Cao

Representative for Louisiana's 2nd congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 1, 2010
Length: 35 pages

History

Jul 1, 2010
 
Introduced

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H.R. 5684 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 111th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2009 to Dec 22, 2010. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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